Simple Pear Tart

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Simple Pear Tart

Source: Tartine and Smitten Kitchen

This delicious and simple tart is based on Alice Waters’ apple tart recipe. I used the Tartine crust since I had some on hand.

Makes about: 1 tart

Prep time: 10 minutes

Bake time: ~45 minutes


1/3 recipe of Tartine’s Flaky Crust (can use another crust)

2 tbsp butter

3 tbsp sugar for sprinkling on top

4 large pears


1. Preheat oven to 400F.

2. Make crust, roll to 14’’ across, place in 9’’ tart pan.

3. Peel and slice pears thinly. Place in crust.

4. Fold crust over pears.

5. Brush with melted butter.

6. Sprinkle with sugar.

7. Bake ~45 minutes or until top is golden brown.

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